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B) It's fast. It does NOT install, so if you don't like it, just delete the little rascal.
C) Unlike many "brand-x" browsers, this guy does NOT run on the IE engine. It is truly stand-alone.
E) 99 44/100 % of the sites I visit work just fine on this puppy. I recommend it.
Aloha from Hawaii,
Most js nowadays resolves elegantly to nothing in no-js enabled browsers. And is used for news headlines, "inlcudes" and other dynamic content. Plus pop up windows for displaying non commercial content, or inputting comments. You may be missing on dynamic content. I would say that a significant minority of web sites are using js in some way or other to deliver useful content. Using a non js aware browser You just dont see it!
Very stupid little thing. And not because of it's lack of JS support. I do run a small browser detection on my web site, but it's not important, since this browser's major flaw is that it cannot comprehend CSS at all. I've tested it on several sites, including Zeldman's A List Apart [alistapart.com] and my own site, and the results were very similar to the long forgotten NN3 or even IE3.
The only good thing about it is that it's "quiet", leaving no tracks indeed. But as far as browsing experience is concerned, this is one of the most stupid little things I've seen. Definitely NOT worth a try.
Fixed URL ~ Marcia
(edited by: Marcia at 12:21 pm (utc) on Feb. 17, 2002)
"Bluto" is another super-tiny (244K), weird browser that is worth checking out if for no other reason than to view its far-out splash-in/splash-out pages. No installation so, if you don't like it, just delete it.
Bluto was written by a programmer whose NYC job was destroyed by the 9-11 attack. No doubt Nicu will find his efforts at earning a living to be equally as stupid as OffX1's.
Bluto lives in the blackness at...
These folks should be praised, not upbraided.
Bellgamin, I know that you are being sarcastic, but let's keep it civil.
My post said "I recommend it." Nicu's post said, "It's stupid." My very first post to this forum and I am, in so many words, called stupid. So why am I the one who is being uncivil?
I downloaded Dillo and unzipped it. Since it lacks a .exe file, I am too computer-inept to know what to do with it. Duhh.
Hi Bellgamin - Dillo is a unix browser, so to run it you'll need to install and learn linux or BSD... probably a little exessive for the purpose of demoing a new browser ;)
Nicu_Alecu and Bellgamin Welcome to you both. As a rule we disagree with each other as civilly as possible within WmW. It's very easy to offend, or mis-interprete sarcasm in a forum such as this.
So if you wish to be sarcastic or offend others please keep it in foo ;)
So look at it that way, I'm sure that was the case.
I can see the point of light, quick browsers. I run NS 4.7 with JS disabled to check for site errors, and it's a clunker and a half to keep open.
Imagine my surprise when she read your reply that Dillo is a eunuch's browser. Good grief, what next? :-)